Elahe Izadi, Washington Post

Elahe Izadi

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Recent articles by Elahe:

Missouri governor accuses journalist who warned state about cybersecurity flaw of criminal ‘hacking’

Free press advocates called Gov. Mike Parson's comments against a St. Louis Post-Dispatch journalist "absurd." → Read More

A newspaper tries to make ends meet by asking for donations in honor of its reporters

Is that okay? For the Tampa Bay Times, it’s an experiment at a time when local news is desperate to hang on. → Read More

The Indianapolis Star showed Simone Biles the ‘magnitude’ of gymnastics abuse. How it got the story.

Local newspapers may be struggling, but they are still publishing journalism that makes a difference. → Read More

Associated Press names Julie Pace as new top editor

Pace’s elevation is the latest in this year’s wave of new top editors tapped to lead newsrooms. → Read More

Chris Cuomo returns to CNN for the first time since his brother resigned as N.Y. governor

Chris Cuomo's involvement in the story has triggered ethical concerns for CNN. → Read More

Dominion sues Newsmax and One America News over election fraud claims

The company also filed a similar lawsuit against former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne. → Read More

An incredibly moving new genre of Olympics coverage: The family and friends reaction video

The pandemic has prevented families from traveling to Tokyo to watch their loved ones compete. But journalists back home are capturing their celebrations. → Read More

Chris Cuomo’s involvement detailed in Andrew Cuomo harassment report, but CNN host doesn’t address it

The damning report led to calls for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign, including from President Biden. → Read More

New Yorker union averts a strike, reaches agreement with bosses

Workers at the magazine had drawn high-profile attention to their demands related to pay, health care and overtime. → Read More

Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder, awarded a Pulitzer citation

The Pulitzer board said her video highlighted "the crucial role of citizens in journalists' quest for truth and justice." → Read More

The new journalism — and the PR firms behind it

These sites say they report the news. But it’s not always clear who is paying the bills. → Read More

Who is Roman Protasevich, the dissident journalist arrested in Belarus?

The 26-year-old edited Nexta, the alternative news platform that provided crucial, crowdsourced information during protests last year against the government of strongman Alexander Lukashenko. → Read More

‘On the Media’ co-host Bob Garfield fired over bullying allegations

WNYC has come under scrutiny in recent years over claims of harassment and workplace bullying. → Read More

Washingtonian staff goes on publishing strike after CEO’s op-ed about remote work

Cathy Merrill’s essay in The Washington Post shocked her employees, who viewed it as a threat to their job status. → Read More

Why your favorite new NPR show might sound a lot like a podcast

It probably was a podcast. As NPR turns 50, it’s diversifying an aging audience through shows that get their start online. → Read More

Why the Adam Toledo video is causing some news organizations to draw a line

Some media experts fear the video could traumatize audiences, and several journalists and newsrooms have decided not to share it. → Read More

Fox News sued by Dominion Voting for $1.6 billion over election fraud claims

It's the second voting-systems company to file suit against Fox over the bogus allegations aired by President Donald Trump's allies after the 2020 election. → Read More

Iowa reporter acquitted in a trial that shocked press freedom advocates

The prosecution of Andrea Sahouri, arrested while covering a racial-justice protest, raised concerns from free-press advocates who say journalists must witness such events without fear of being punished. → Read More

Rare trial of U.S. journalist arrested on the job begins in Iowa

Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri faces 30 days in jail -- a rare case of a U.S. journalist charged with a crime while reporting. → Read More

No one in the Philippines would air a documentary about press freedom. So Frontline is doing it itself.

PBS's Frontline has taken unprecedented steps to find audience for a new documentary about persecuted Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, which no broadcaster in the country was willing to air. → Read More